Jo Hawes

Children's Manager


THEATRE: Jo started her career at the Theatre Royal Windsor in stage management. In London she worked on Annie, The Pirates of Penzance, On your Toes and La Cage Aux Folles.

Following several years as PA to a theatre producer, she became the Children’s Administrator for Oliver! at the London Palladium. She has since worked on many productions and is currently working on Goodnight Mr Tom, Shrek the Musical, Les Miserables (all London); The Turn of the Screw (Almeida); The Lion King, Oliver! (tours) and is also Children’s Administrator for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

OTHER: Jo travels across the UK and Ireland giving masterclasses in the art of auditioning to children and young people, and addresses parents and stage management students on the foibles of theatre. Her first book, Children in Theatre, was published in February 2012.